Our Mission

WakaTime is committed to making time tracking fully automatic for every programmer. By creating open-source plugins for IDEs and text editors, we give powerful insights about how you code, and let you get back to what matters most: creating amazing software.

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We also have a JSON API which supports OAuth 2.0!

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Made with in San Francisco

Alan Hamlett

alan@wakatime.com

Founded in 2013 by Alan Hamlett
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Milestones & History

May 2013

WakaTime is Born

Alan decides to build an automatic time tracker for metrics about his programming. He starts building WakaTime and registers the domain wakati.me.

June 2013

First plugin

The first WakaTime plugin is built and open-sourced for Vim. WakaTime now has 2 users, Alan and his friend Robert.

July 2013

Second plugin

Sublime Text becomes the second WakaTime plugin. WakaTime now has 1k+ users.

March 2014

New Dotcom domain

WakaTime moves from wakati.me to it’s new wakatime.com domain.

September 2014

Public leaderboards

Users can now compete based on who codes the most per week, with sub-boards for each programming language.

January 2015

First integration

The new GitHub integration launches to see how long you coded on each commit.

February 2015

Team dashboards

The most requested feature, team dashboards, launches for medium sized teams.

May 2015

Bitbucket & Slack integrations

Bitbucket, Slack, and Office365 integrations added.

August 2016

Private leaderboards

Groups of friends can now compete in their own personal leaderboards without sharing their coding activity publicly.

March 2016

GitLab integration

The most requested integration is added to sync your coding activity with your GitLab commits.

October 2016

Individual goals launched

Users can now set monthly, weekly, and daily programming goals. For example, a goal to program at least two hours per day in Python.

February 2017

43 text editors supported

The 43rd plugin is added for collecting programming metrics from Monodevelop.

October 2017

The 100,000th user joins WakaTime

Today over 100K programmers use WakaTime to automate their time tracking. Collectively WakaTime users code over 270,000 hours each week.

Plugins

Install the open-source plugins to see personalized coding metrics on your dashboard. With 44 editors supported, you always have the complete picture of your programming.

Integrations

Keep your team connected with popular integrations.